Andrea Niecikowski-Hunter and her birth mother Diane Espar missed decades of Mother’s Day celebrations.
CHICAGO | Participating Wendy’s restaurants in the Chicagoland area are selling Frosty key tags for $2 to benefit the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and its signature program, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids.
A Gary woman has been charged with 15 felonies and 16 misdemeanors after a nearly two-year investigation unveiled she was running two fraudulent adoption websites, authorities said.
In the emotion-charged realm of adoption, the Internet has been a transformative force, often for good, sometimes for ill.
Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities in recent years, but advocates say barriers can block one basic human right: To be a parent.
CROWN POINT | With cake and punch, the Alexander family celebrated the official addition of three members Friday morning.
Buy a sheep, "adopt" a soldier or name a piece of rainforest.
Pregnant at 18, a high school dropout, Genavieve Diggs knew she wasn't equipped to raise a child, but after surrendering her newborn for adoption, she nearly changed her mind.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Mike Pence bypassed the opportunity to inject social issues in the race for Indiana governor Tuesday, announcing instead a "strong families" plan that recycles many policies of current Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels.
VALPARAISO | Find your new best (four-legged) friend at Harley-Davidson of Valparaiso on Friday, August 24. Lakeshore PAWS dogs and cats will be available for adoption during the shop’s Southpoint Cruise-In Night.
Dan Cornwall, 54, of LaSalle, Ill., catches up with his sister Barbara Buck, 63, of Brandon, S.D., at the Parkway Restaurant in Sycamore, Ill., after the two were reunited after more than five decades. Buck was put up for adoption when she was 2 months old.
SYCAMORE, Ill. | Dan Cornwall thought it was a scam.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat John Gregg vowed Monday to use a portion of Indiana's more than $2 billion budget reserve to reform the Department of Child Services and promote adoption if he's elected governor.
After a life of pain and regret over giving her baby up for adoption in 1968, April Martin, now 65, said for the first time in her life she's eager to tell her story in the hopes it will help other girls who were shamed into silence.
VALPARAISO | Erik Buggs took the inbounds pass on a cold January night in Michigan. With less than five seconds left to go in a key Horizon League game, the Valparaiso point guard sliced his way through the Detroit defense to hit a running game-winner at the buzzer.
VALPARAISO | The photograph hangs on the wall, a face of a child they’ve never met, with a name they can't tell anyone, in a location that must stay secret.
Since its dedication in 1947 as Hoosier Boys' Town, Campagna Academy has been helping youths escape neglect and abuse and return to safe, more stable homes.
Colleen Carlton and her husband, Rob, decided to adopt. Little did they know at the time that their decision would lead to two children, born just two months apart.
Parental Guidance Suggested: Campagna Academy foster parent program provides life-changing opportunities
Marian May of Gary is a foster mom who describes every day as "mother's day."
When attempts to get pregnant failed, Colleen Carlton and her husband, Rob, did something they had always wanted to do: adopt. Little did they know at the time that their decision would lead to two children, born just two months apart.
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